Dianthus barbatus 'Barbarini'
Dwarf plants are topped in spring with dense clusters of fragrant blooms in shades of purple, pink, red, white and bicolors. Great for containers or the border edge. Bloom late spring to early summer. Deadhead for increased bloom.
Requires good drainage, especially in winter, and slightly alkaline soil. Biennial but will self-sow. Usually evergreen.
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